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Protecting South Dakotans From Zika – By Senator Mike Rounds

“Many of us spend extra time outdoors during the summer months – working in the field, making improvements to our homes or enjoying the many recreational activities our state has to offer. While we enjoy this extra time outside, we also take extra precautions to protect ourselves and our families from mosquitos, whose bites...
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Governor asks South Dakotans to honor Veterans at State Fair

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is calling on state residents to honor veterans at the South Dakota State Fair. Daugaard has proclaimed Sept. 1 to be Veterans Day at the fair at the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans and active military personnel will get free gate admission...
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Work underway on 10-acre solar energy farm in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Work has begun in Pierre on what is expected to be the biggest solar energy project in South Dakota. The 10-acre solar farm at the Pierre airport will have 11 rows of 500-foot-long solar panels, and two rows of 400-foot-long panels. City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier says the solar farm will...
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Home – By Senator John Thune

“Every mile I travel in South Dakota is another reminder that I’m lucky to call this great state home and even luckier to have the opportunity to represent the hard-working people that help make South Dakota the best place to live, work, and raise a family. It doesn’t matter what season it is –...
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